Parliament Thursday approved the proposal to move Pheu Thai MP Worachai Hema's amnesty bill to the top of the agenda in the next House session.
Opposition Democrat Party MPs led by Abhisit Vejjajiva, stand in parliament to protest against House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont. A joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the Senate agreed by a vote of 356 to 19 Thursday that the committees set up early this month to scrutinise three charter amendment bills should each complete their task in 15 days and report back Friday. The Democrats wanted 60 days. APICHART JINAKUL
House MPs voted 283 to 56, with five abstentions and four no-votes to move the bill to the first item on the agenda, up from 75th.
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